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Coventry South

Shows the general election results for Coventry South, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,652 and a turnout of 62.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Cunningham, Jim
Majority
3,845
Electorate
73,652
Turnout
62.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 41.8%
Con 33.4%
LD 18.0%
UKIP 3.8%
SAP 1.5%
Green 1.4%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Cunningham, Jim  Lab 19,197 41.8 -4.0
Foster, Kevin  Con 15,352 33.4 2.8
Patton, Brian  LD 8,278 18.0 0.4
Taylor, Mark * UKIP 1,767 3.8 1.8
Griffiths, Judy * SAP 691 1.5 1.5
Gray, Stephen * Green 639 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP SAP Green Oth
2005 45.8% 30.6% 17.6% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9%
2010 41.8% 33.4% 18.0% 3.8% 1.5% 1.4% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
482 Coventry South 8.4%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
481 Coventry South 41.8%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
453 Coventry South 62.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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